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Juggling Parenthood

For the first half of this past summer, I chose to do Mommy Camp which is an alternative option for summer camps and is done at home by mom. Even though I work throughout the year, I made sure to adjust my schedule so that I could spend […]

Getting Grounded in Meditation (Blog + Audio)

Meditation? Focused thought …..Mindful ……….Contemplation ……………Ponder ………………..Reflect …………………….Concentrate These are all words used to describe what meditation is and what it consists of. Meditation is the act or process of spending time in quiet thought (Merriam-Webster, 2017). It is an intentional act used to focus your attention on […]

Teaching Forgiveness to Youth

The other day, a sensitive and caring sophomore-year teenager I’m treating called me after school. She had hurt someone else’s feelings, and the other girl (a senior) became angry with her. The sophomore apologized, and the senior told her to “shove it.” She called me almost in tears, […]